Understanding and cleaning the pharma (spam) hack on WordPress

How to fix that hack:

This attack is very interesting because it is not visible to the normal user and the spam (generally about Viagra, Nexium, Cialis, etc) only shows up if the user agent is from Google’s crawler (googlebot). Also, the infection is a bit tricky to remove and if not done properly will keep reappearing.

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Proportional leading with CSS3 Media Queries

Decrease or increase line-height based on width to aid readability.

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Cross-browser kerning-pairs & ligatures

Typography nerd rejoice. Works in Safari and Chrome, also used by Firefox by default for texts above 20px.

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Web Safe Fonts Cheat Sheet

An updated (written in April 2010), well researched, CC-licensed Web safe fonts cheat sheet, available both in low-res PNG and high-rest PDF. Even the article is useful as well.

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The Nicest 2010 Child Theme You’ll See Today

The Timaru Mental Health Support Trust website, made for charity by Team USA (comprised by web superstars like Jason Santa Maria, Dan Mall, Liz Danzico and Automattic’s John Ford) during the FullCodePress competition, is actually a clever child theme of 2010.

More recap by JSM, Daniel Mall, and Liz Danzico.

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Let’s Define Minimalism

Forum thread at Drawar.

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WordPress 3.0 Theme Tip: The Comment Form

The simpler way to code comment form (once you understand how hooks and filters work).

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HTML5Rocks

Open source HTML 5 playground. Neato.

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WordPress 3.0 Theme Development Links

These are some of the best, currently available resources on the various WordPress 3.0 features relevant to theme development. I’ve been using and growing this list personally for a while as a sort of launchpad and they should be enough for most development needs.

There are plenty other resources, tutorials, and tips out there that I do not include here, though. For that, Google is your friend.

Menu

Custom Post Types

Custom Taxonomies

Multisite

Custom Header and Background

Editor Styles

New Theme Template Files

Miscellanea

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Showing and hiding content with pure CSS3

I like it, I think it’s short and easy to understand.

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